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BNSF named Zak Andersen assistant vice president, community and public affairs, effective January 16, 2012, reporting to John Ambler, vice president, corporate relations. Andersen will oversee the public affairs team within the corporate relations department, with additional responsibil ...
Canadian Pacific is expanding the transportation of crude oil by rail from the Saskatchewan Bakken Formation. CP is now increasing volumes of crude oil movement by rail out of the Saskatchewan Bakken oil formation through a new CP transload facility, operated by Bulk Plus Logistics in ...
The Surface Transportation Board has initiated a second independent audit to verify the Canadian National's monthly operational and quarterly environmental reports to assist the board in monitoring the impact of CN's acquisition of the EJ&E West Co. This second audit will focus on the ...
Plans to replace the aging Interstate 5 Columbia River Crossing bridges connecting Vancouver, Wash., and Portland, Ore., and build an interstate transit link can now move forward. The Record of Decision represents the final clearance of the project's environmental review and allows Oreg ...
The North Dakota Stutsman County Commission voted 4-1 to move forward with the creation of the Spiritwood Energy Park Association rail loop project. The legal agreements still have to be completed and some details still need to be clearly determined, but the board agreed to move ahead w ...
The Virginia Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved changes to the funding agreement for the second phase of the Dulles Rail project, saving as much as an estimated $757 million in fees for Dulles Toll Road users. The board's authorization was the final step needed to adopt the ch ...
Stella-Jones Inc. has completed the acquisition of Thompson Industries, Inc. Thompson's sales for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2011, were approximately $49.0 million. The purchase price totaled approximately $39.0 million, subject to post closing adjustments. Stella-Jones financ ...
On Dec.1, 2011, Deutsche Plasser presented the world's first 3D-tamping simulator in the newly extended training center in Bingen on the Rhine, Germany. With this new 09-3D tamping simulator, the training center now has a valuable training instrument. A completely new kind of simulatio ...
Canadian Pacific has brought 61 new high horsepower GE Evolution Series AC locomotives into service and the railway has initiated a program to modernize its low and medium horsepower yard locomotives. The new EVO locomotives, which are currently in transcontinental service on priority s ...
U.S. Development Group LLC, a Houston, Texas-based developer of rail logistics and terminal facilities, has begun operations at its Niobrara Crude Terminal, the third in a nationwide network of crude oil/condensate terminals. Located near I-25 in Carr, Colo., the industry logistics hub will hand ...
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